FLA File Type

- The quick facts

What are FLA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a FLA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a FLA file?

A .FLA file is a Flash Source Code file.

Files that contain the .fla file extension are files that are used by the Adobe Flash application. The Adobe Flash application was previously referred to as Macromedia Flash. Adobe Systems acquired Macromedia in 2005.

Flash was a standard supported by most web browsers and was used to show animations downloaded from the Internet. Nowadays Flash is considered unsafe and is being phased out in modern browsers.

Files that contain the .fla file extension store movies or animation files that have been created with the Adobe Flash application. These files are often saved as SWF files for use on the Internet. The FLA file is a raw editable file that is saved by the Flash software application. The SWF file is the compressed file that is created from the FLA file for use on the Web.

How to open FLA files

We have identified one FLA opener that is compatible with this specific type of FLA file.

Programs that open Flash Source Code files

Adobe FlashAdobe FlashVerified

Last updated: February 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension FLA

While we know of one file format using the .FLA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .FLA file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of FLA files. Remember, different programs may use FLA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
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SoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeSoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeUser submitted
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